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Black pioneers on the US-Mexico border

Editor’s Note: For many years, the myth of the three co-existing cultures — Native, Hispano and Anglo — held great currency in New Mexico. Besides glossing over conflicts, this perspective ignored the presence and contributions of other peoples such as African-Americans.  As New Mexico’s Centennial of Statehood celebration gets underway, it is timely then, to review the histories and struggles of a small but historically significant population in the development of modern New Mexico.

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